Chris Zachary - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jun 1, 1962:Signed Chris Zachary(P) as free agent
Oct 17, 1968:Sent Chris Zachary(P) to KC-A for cash

This Date in Astros History

Feb 19, 1944:Chris Zachary is born in Knoxville, TN. Expected to be one of the top young arms for the expansion Houston franchise, Zachary struggles through five seasons (1963-1967), compiling a 6-16 record. He dies on April 19, 2003 of cancer in the town of his birth.
Sep 15, 1963:The Colts surrender just seven hits in sweeping a twinbill from the Mets, 5-4 and 5-0. Turk Farrell goes the distance on four hits in the opener while fanning eleven. Chris Zachary and Hal Woodeshick combine for a three-hit shutout in the nightcap. Teenager Rusty Staub and Johnny Weekly go deep in the second game.